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nature is making up for last year. >> a powerful pump tonch to a r still recovering from superstorm sandy, which struck just over three months ago. it will take a while to dig out from this the plows out, making progress. but a really tough go right now. i don't see anybody out on the streets any time soon here. >> jay gray, have you the mask up. how much is the wind coming at you? i know you get a sand facial sometimes if you are down by the beach. how does this feel? >> the same. in fact, last night and into early morning this morning, it was very rough. hurricane-force winds, and the snow just pounding. we're getting a break. in fact, i'll take a chance here alex. it's me, see. not as strong as it has been, but it comes in waves and when i pull the mask off, we get a burst of wind, but it's coming in waves, going to continue. blizzard warning stretched to 1:00. we'll see conditions for a while yet. >> listen, i appreciate you taking it off and showing us. but you can put it back up, that's okay. doesn't look pleasant there. >> bye-bye. >> thank you so much. >>> we talked about power ou
. >>> areas hard hit by superstorm sandy are about to get slammed again by blizzard conditions. sandy are about to get slammed again by blizzard conditions. it's february 8th. captions paid for by abc, inc. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good friday morning, everybody. a busy start to the weekend. that's right. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm diana perez. accuweather predicts hurricane force winds and two feet of snow. that's our top story. >>> another major headline, the all-out search for an ex-cop accused of killing three people. his motives and threats as southern california is under siege. >> such a frightening story and really a national manhunt at this point. >>> also this morning a "world news now "follow up as lawmakers demand tighter gun regulations. there is a new focus on mental health care. hear from an outspoken minnesota sheriff who is now leading that discussion. >>> and the need for speed. the fearless skateboarder who is in trouble after he took a joyride on busy streets going up to 43 miles an hour. lots of downhills, i'm assuming. >> looking good. all ri
through the snow in boston, and then mary snow in staten island, an area hit by superstorm sandy. first up, poppy harlow. let's get the conditions where you are. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, marty. good morning, everyone. thank you for joining us on this snowy saturday. the sun has come up, the snow has slowed down, the wind gusts are less freekd than they were all through the night. it was torrential here through the evening. i can see down the block, i couldn't see that in the 5:00 eastern hour. now the issue is, how do you clean up? how do you remove the feet of snow that are here? another big issue, huge concern for rhode island folks is the amount of power outages. right now, we've got 187,000 homes without power. that's a big chunk of the population here in this relatively small state. there's big concern about that. and we knew that going into this storm because the snow was wet, it was heavy, and the warmer temperatures actually made it more difficult because that snow weighed on power lines, weighed on trees and now you've got a lot of people without power, ask that me
this weather here. but you know, other people they learn their lesson following superstorm sandy and hunkered down and topped off the gas tanks and got all sorts of supplies and food and nonperishables and enjoying the day. back to you. >> you're exactly right. preparation was key. thanks so much, kelly. >> well, we're getting new information on near historic snowfall totals and the storm is not over, it's churning for another couple of hours and rick reichmuth is live outside our studios, the good thing you can say about this, it happened going into a saturday, a weekend. >> certainly that helps for folks, you don't have to be on the roads going to work and that's the only real positive of it. the images you're seeing in central park there with anna looking pretty good, however, if you go around 40 miles piece of here, that's where it was mayhem and we saw some snowfall accumulating at the rate of about 6 inches an hour and then stranded a ton of cars out on the lie and abandon the cars and they're stuck out there. take a look at the weather maps, where we saw the worst of it. new york city
. >>> thousands of superstorm sandy victims are bracing for the worst all over again. mary snow has been in staten island which is getting hit very, very hard. she's got more on this part of the story. >> reporter: snowstorms should be a time for nick camarata to make money repairing snow blowers but his business was destroyed by sandy and he's working out of a badly damaged home. he can't afford another setback. >> as you can see, i got as far as i could trying to rebuild, you know, and i'm in week -- what are we in? week 15? 15 weeks of living in hell. and under these conditions, i couldn't bear another title surge or water coming into the house and causing any more problems than we already have. we've been through enough. >> reporter: we first met camarato when water ravaged the first floor of his home and refused to leave with his family. he suffers from posttraumatic stress disorder. his biggest struggle right now, he says, his emotions. how big of a setback do you think this storm is even if it doesn't do widespread damage, how big of a setback is it just on your psyche? >> you know, you've
of one but allison, you're mentioning four. it appears people learned lessens following superstorm sandy and heeding the warnings. traffic bans were in place. police in new york mentioned there were hundreds of cars stuck on the long island expressway. people really thinking back to the blizzard of '78 when the last travel plan was in place in boston. residents have been getting hit hard and they're trying to keep up with the snowfall. let's take a listen. >> this is the second time i've been out. i only got this little snowblower. i need a plow. >> reporter: over 600,000 power outages around massachusetts and rhode island. outages are not as bad in new york and new jersey, connecticut. there's about 39,000 there. the airports in new york and boston, hartford, those are all closed. we're learning nuclear is trying to get -- newark is trying to get that airport open and get people in the air to their destinations. one good thing about this, we haven't seen kids yet because it's early, but it's a nice snow day for folks. it's nice it happened on the weekend, because there would have been m
,000 customers. some who had a week in the dark after superstorm sandy, aren't sure how long the power will be out this time. >> can't get much worse. we're hoping for the best. >> reporter: in the rockaway section of new york city, it's a similar feeling of here we go again. this home was flooded during sandy, forcing sheila out for six weeks. this time, she's staying put. >> it's a little disheartening we're getting just hit and hit and hit. >> reporter: many decided to stock up on ice and gasoline for the generatogenerator. the response says this will be faster because they, too, learned their lesson. making sure crews were in place before the snow started falling. what part of the storm concerning you the most? >> not only snow. but winds in excess of 60 miles per hour. >> reporter: it's up to crews like this team, called in from ontario, canada, to go to work. >> dig a hole, put a new pole in. >> reporter: that process, how long does it take? >> could be hours. could be minutes, depends on where it is. >> reporter: and these crews who have been called in from out of town, they hav
recovering from superstorm sandy are preparing for hurricane force winds and storm surges. residents in hartford, connecticut, started clearing the first few inches of snow this afternoon. they are expecting 2 feet. connecticut's governor declared a state of emergency. >> do yourself and the state a favor and stay off the highways. >> people are filling gas cans to fill their generators in case the power goes out. and ed filled up his plow truck. he bought gas for generators yesterday. >> looking at 100 yesterday. >> parts of massachusetts, including boston, could get 3 feet of snow. >> we expect up to 2 to 3 inches of accumulation per hour, making for extremely dangerous conditions. >> in maine, the stormy weather caused a 19 car pileup with no serious injuries. amtrak trains stopped running north of new york city today. many airports across new england are shut down and thousands of flights are canceled. >> winds are beginning to gust heavily right now here in hartford, connecticut. and the worst of the snowstorm will come at about 9:00 p.m. tonight. reporting from hartford,
superstorm sandy, which struck just over three months ago. now, there is some good news in the region. both airports in new york have apparently opened and resumed flights. that's obviously not the case here in boston and won't be for quite some time. in fact, the blizzard warning here has now been extended until 1:00 this afternoon. that's the latest live here in boston. i'm jay grey. back to you now. >> jay, thank you. >> things aren't much better on the rails. acela canceled service today between new york and boston. trains between new york and d.c. will run as scheduled. amtrak is reducing service between new york and boston and will decide later today on what to do for sunday. if you have a ticket but decide not to travel because of the weather, you can get a refund or a voucher for future travel. >>> here in d.c., most ground and air travel is not affected unless, of course, you're trying to get to an airport that's blanketed in snow. some travelers were stuck in place, many of them trying to find another way to get to their destinations. news 4's derek ward continues our team coverag
in the northeast. you just lived through superstorm sandy, pommelled the region, that was back in the end of october. and one of the hardest hit areas, staten island, new york, that's where mary snow is today. tell me how people are doing, how they're feeling today. >> reporter: brooke, the thing that people keep saying is here we go again. this is a punch in the gut, and the last thing people here needed. look around me. get a sense of how much work still needs to be done. if we can just pan over, right near us is a tent where volunteers provide meals every day to people here on staten island, in ts section that was so badly damaged. that's where we met steve chatty. he's displaced with his family. he says he comes here every day for his meals. he says he can't believe that he's still living this way and is in disbelief that another major storm is headed here. >> to be honest with you, becoming numb as far as any weather related, you know, issues. we don't have anything left to lose anymore. we lost everything. so i couldn't worry more about it. it is not going to help with anything. jus
as they were with superstorm sandy. listen to home depot customer rick martinez. >> if the power goes down, my -- i have hot air. that will not work. i have small children. that is my biggest concern. >> gas tanks. filling up the tank for the snow blower. plan on using it this evening. >> reporter: he certainly will be using that snow blower. good news for him is he didn't need one coming in to the storm. it is out of snow blowers, generators. it is also out of gasoline cans. all of that can be related back to sandy. think about generators. typically bought before a hurricane. it is different this time. so many people left without power after sandy so a lot of people coming in here. they sold 50-plus generators in 24 hours, alone and earlier sold out of salt and that ice melt. they just got a couple of palettes in. people came right over. they took about half of the palettes away and still demand for that. rest of the stuff, you're out of luck in hackensack. back to you. >> mary thompson, thank you. i think we have someone on the phone that knows a thing or two about the cancelations and delay
superstorm sandy are fresh in his mind and the mind of many people in the new york city area. new york city police commissioner ray kelly is here with me. we'll be talking in just a moment. we want to go to the north first and new england which has been getting pummeled through the day. this is one of the ten biggest storms in history. in boston right now, already breaking the record of 27 inches which was set ten years ago back in 2003. and that is the fear that made massachusetts governor duvall patrick to take drastic action. he said, if you are on the road driving after 4:00 this afternoon, you could face a year in jail. a significant step to make. "outfront," jason carroll, he's live in boston. ali velshi is live. jason, it has been a pretty incredible day there. and record snowfall throughout. what's it been like? >> well, i have to tell you, erin, condition here in boston are frankly miserable. it's a kind of icy snow that's been blowing around in your face. and just to give you an idea the condition of snow, earlier today it was very sticky. it's starting to become much more powdery
and the folks in staten island, they really suffered. because when you think of superstorm sandy, that was just in the end of october. here they are again, so many of them, don't even have roofs over their heads, let alone power and heat. so just keep staten island and the folks really who were hit so hard from sandy, in your thoughts and we'll check in throughout the night in different parts of staten island, the region here. i want to talk about travel. because it's been banned in two states, massachusetts, and connecticut. people paid attention to that. in greenwich, connecticut tonight, the only souls in sight are ashley ban field and the driver of a snowplow. watch. >> it is quiet in this area. people are really heeding the travel ban. 4:00 today, the governor said everybody off the road and that's that. we're one of the four states in the state of emergency. i want you to see this beautiful area looks like on a friday night. just one plow. that's what you see. the contractors have been coming down the street, trying to keep up with the snow. this is how we wish the snow at cnn. it's the p
that was hit very, very hard by superstorm sandy not too long ago. this was end of october. staten island. tonight, this blizzard has a lot of esthespeople who are still reeling from that storm very much so on edge, and left feeling unprepared. scott mcgraph lost the first floor to his home because of sandy. he is rebuilding and he's bracing for what is ahead. >> well, everybody has fear, you know. you have seen the gas lines this afternoon. people want to run to the gas station, running out of gas because people were getting their generators full, their cars full because you know what? it was a hard hit. if this tide is high like they're expecting and the high winds, we're in for a long night. >> gary tuchman is in staten island right now. and gary, at least it appears that the snow isn't falling, hopefully the people can catch a little bit of a break. >> well, that's right, brooke. it was pretty much 100 days ago that hurricane sandy hit the northeastern united states. and no one was hit worst than the people of staten island. that's why here in staten island, there may have been more a
people here have just been through it, really. the end of october, superstorm sandy slammed into several of the states here who are now grappling with this massive blizzard. we'll take you to staten island, see how many people there are faring, many without heat, without power, after this. to grow, we have to boost our social media visibility. more "likes." more tweets. so, beginning today, my son brock and his whole team will be our new senior social media strategists. any questions? since we make radiator valves wouldn't it be better if we just let fedex help us to expand to new markets? hmm gotta admit that's better than a few "likes." i don't have the door code. who's that? he won a contest online to be ceo for the day. how am i supposed to run a business here without an office?! [ male announcer ] fast, reliable deliveries worldwide. fedex. i have to know the weather patterns. i upgraded to the new sprint direct connect. so i can get three times the coverage. [ manager 2 ] it's like working in a giant sandbox. with all these huge toys. and with the fastest push-to-talk... i can keep
you think about superstorm sandy, a lot of people got caught offguard, so you find people doing everything to be ready this time. they say it's a five-day supply of water you should have. >> right. that's what we're looking at. if you have any information or video, pass it along to me. >> thanks, george. >>> maine braces for intense snow. we will be speaking to that state's emergency management director for an update coming up. to find you a great deal, even if it's not with us. [ ding ] oh, that's helpful! well, our company does that, too. actually, we invented that. it's like a sauna in here. helping you save, even if it's not with us -- now, that's progressive! call or click today. no mas pantalones! in the middle of the night it can be frustrating. it's hard to turn off and go back to sleep. intermezzo is the first and only prescription sleep aid approved for use as needed in the middle of the night when you can't get back to sleep. it's an effective sleep medicine you don't take before bedtime. take it in bed only when you need it and have at least four hours left for sleep
. >> reporter: a region still recovering from superstorm sandy which just struck over three months ago. i know you can see the lights on behind me, or i hope you can through the snow. what i tell you, the power in the core of downtown is still on and that likely won't be a problem, because much of the infrastructure here is buried, but across the region and across new england, and i know you've been talking about this, more than 600,000 people without power, that number will likely climb as the accumulation numbers climb throughout the day. >> absolutely. jay, i think massachusetts has been hit the hardest with power outages, 404,000 people out. it's more than 600,000 across new england. i want to ask you about the roads. we got word from governor malloy, all connecticut roads closed until further notice. has there been plow work where you are there in boston, or just don't even bother until it's all over yet? >> reporter: no, what's amazing, alex, there are plows out right now and are people trying to work. i wouldn't say that they are making a ton of progress, because the snow is coming too
in staten island, which was an area hit hard by superstorm sandy. we'll go there next. [ male announcer ] need help keeping your digestive balance in sync? try align. it's the number one ge recommended probiotic that helps maintain digestive balance. ♪ stay in the groove with align. ♪ need help keeping your digestive balance in sync? try align. it's a probiotic that fortifies your digestive system with healthy bacteria 24/7. because your insides set the tone. stay in the groove with align. >>> blizzard pummeling the northeast tonight is the last thing staten island needs. three months ago, hurricane sandy hit the borough hard. now, a snow storm. gary tuchman joins us from staten island. that community was hit very hard by sandy just three months ago. >> well, anderson, staten island is not getting as much snow as massachusetts or connecticut, but nowhere in the blizzard zone was there more anxiety because of what happened here three months ago. staten island is 5% of the population of new york city, but in more than half of the deaths, 23 people died here in staten island from hurri
? in the wake of superstorm sandy, people are concerned, will they be weeks without power? >> i wouldn't think weeks. couple of days at the most. for the most part they have a great plan, trying to restore the biggest block first. >> sure. >> if you are without power, make sure you call national grid and let them know you do not have power. otherwise they don't know. >> reporter: i want to get to my colleague, susan candiotti, who is in boston. boston got dumped on even more than we did in providence. over 400,000 without power. susan, is it subsiding a bit where you are? >> reporter: well, it comes and it goes. sometimes we get those powerful wind gusts and then, like now, it seems a bit calm. certainly the snow is much flake yer, lighter than it was during all day yesterday and into the night, when it was that heavy, wet snow that you can easily make a snowball out of. now we are sitting back, because we're noticing that the winds are expected to pick up during the day. and that means -- that, combined with the lighter snow, authorities will be looking for a lot of drifting to happen and tha
the power lines. >> absolutely. that's something we saw during superstorm sandy. just these trees that were taking power lines down one after another. but ashleigh, as painful as it is to watch when the wind blow, i bet there are tens of thousands of children out there having the best day of the winter. >> reporter: mine inclumded. >> thanks, ashleigh. we'll come right back to you. blizzard warnings are in place for long island and up the maine coast. connecticut is reporting high snowfall with a few locations with over 30 inches. some nearing 40 inches. portland, maine, got 29.3 inches of snow, breaking the old all-time record of 27.1 inches in 1979. boston's logan international airport got almost 22 inches of snow. while snowfall is ending in new york, connecticut, and long island, it will be followed by boston and the new england coast later this evening. >>> all airports are now open. yes, believe it or not, in new york. but commercial flights will be running really on a delayed schedule. planes got to come in from somewhere. a total of nearly 4,800 flights have been canceled. united ai
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